by Kevin Caruso
Any plane or helicopter that the president is in is considered Air Force One, but most of us
think of the large blue and white plane with “United States of America” painted on the side as Air Force One. (See below.)
Air Force One
George Bush was taken to a few different locations on Air Force One on 911.
Below is the Air Force One timeline:
9:55 a.m. -- President Bush departed from Sarasota, Florida, in Air Force One.
11:45 a.m. -- President Bush landed at Barksdale Air Force Base in Lousiana.
1:44 p.m. – President Bush departed from Barkadale
2:50 p.m. – President Bush landed at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. (Offutt is the U.S. Strategic Command Center.)
4:30 p.m. – President Bush departed from Offutt
6:44 p.m. – President Bush arrived at the White House in Washington, D.C.
Air Force One Route